May 7, 2021
America’s maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the developed world. It’s a crisis of epic proportions. And like many other crises, not all Americans are equitably affected.
April 29, 2021
Bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital is a joy like no other. Bringing that same baby back to the hospital for treatment of a life-threatening virus would be a nightmare. Yet for tens of thousands parents, RSV makes that traumatic return trip a reality.
March 31, 2021
Working in the NICU, I have observed a wide range of challenges affecting late preterm infants. But perhaps the most concerning is difficulty eating.
March 17, 2021
It fosters brain development. It passes on antibodies. It lowers the risk of infection. Human milk has long been known to offer many benefits to babies, especially to those born prematurely.
February 2, 2021
“Make Every Bite Count” is the theme of the recently released Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
January 21, 2021
Wash your hands. Cover your nose. It’s familiar advice, but in the wake of a global pandemic, more people seem to be following it.
January 14, 2021
Before this day is over, two women in the U.S. will die in childbirth or as the result of a pregnancy complication.
October 20, 2020
This fall, parents may worry over every cough or sniffle, as well they should. Even if it’s not COVID-19, it could be something just as dangerous – RSV.
October 16, 2020
The sixth annual Infant Health Policy Summit welcomed health care providers, parents, policymakers, advocates and other stakeholders to explore how…
October 12, 2020
Families of infants with a rare and devastating metabolic disease could soon have their first chance at treatment.